Please Stop Having Your Quiet Time - ”It may be quiet as we open the Bible in the wee hours, but inside of us — it should resemble the Battle of Mordor. Either a war is raging or a solider is readying (Ephesians 6:15).”
How to Write a Great Novel - ”Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Pulitzer-prize winning novel “The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” shuts himself in the bathroom and perches on the edge of the tub with his notebook when he’s tackling a knotty passage. Hilary Mantel, whose Tudor drama “Wolf Hall” claimed this year’s Man Booker Prize, jumps in the shower when she gets stuck. “The number of pages I’ve got that are water marked, I can’t tell you,” Ms. Mantel said.”
Nurse and baby in gas-masks, 1940 – Wow, this is just kind of freaky. Living under the threat of bombs would scary.
Armless Guitarist George Dennehy Playing Live With the Goo Goo Dolls – Wow. Talk about amazing. “Despite being born armless, Virginia-based George Dennehy learned to play the guitar with his feet. He recently covered Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls at the 2012 Strawberry Faire in Ashland, Virginia, which gained a lot of attention on the internet. The video of that performance inspired the band to ask him to play live onstage with them at Musikfest 2012 in Pennsylvania this past weekend.”
Umpire Ejects the Organist for Playing “Three Blind Mice” – The moral is, don’t provoke the umpire.